For years—as in a lot of years—I tried to land a traditional book publishing deal. No luck. Not that I didn’t get great feedback on my ideas, writing, book titles, and book proposals. I did. Every bit of positive feedback, however, came with that dreaded word: “But.” It was followed by six more words: “But…you […]
How to Blog a Book Gets Disovered and Lands a Book Deal!
As you may know, the whole idea behind this blog revolves around creating a strong and unique blogged book idea with a large or niche market, writing great and consistent posts, and promoting your blog well so you either: get discovered while blogging your book, build enough platform to become attractive to an agent, an […]
What’s Up with How to Blog a Book?
Have you been wondering what up with me and my manuscript or how I’m doing getting How to Blog a Book discovered? Well, here’s the deal. I have to admit that once I was done blogging the book, I did not keep up with posting or promoting–at least for a while. I figured I had […]
Market Your Blogged Book to an Agent or Publisher
Okay, so you’re a traditional publishing holdout, and this blogged book exercise managed to get you to write your whole manuscript but didn’t get you discovered. Now it’s time to get that proposal written and approach an agent or a small to mid-sized publisher. In this case, you must do two things: write a […]
Overview: Write a Pitch for Your Book
Now that you have a title for your book and you know what your book is about, it’s time to write a pitch. This is your “elevator speech,” the one you’d give to an agent or an acquisition editor if you happened to meet them in an elevator or at a conference. Writing a pitch […]